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5:3 syrup waine

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    In Allan C. Waine's book "Background to Beekeeping" 1955 he says: "The general recommended strength is 2lb. of sugar to one pint of water but bees seem to prefer it a little weaker than this and I use 5 lb. of sugar to 3 pints water." I often follow Michael Bush's suggestion to use 5:3 syrup...